Much can be said about market swings, but market volatility is a normal part of investing. Look here for insight on the latest market events and how it could impact your bottom line.

Market Commentary

Market Summary: April 2019

US stocks lead in a strong month for markets. Good economic news drove stocks higher in April. What happened. April was a remarkably good month for all major types of stocks. U.S. stocks led the way, with large caps (S&P…


Market update, Q1 2019: Markets Bounce Back

Coming off a profoundly negative and volatile fourth quarter, market sentiment reversed course with a vengeance for the first quarter of 2019. Better than expected global economic news, and muted inflation expectations served to boost asset prices across a wide…


Market Summary: March 2019

Central Banks Ease Up. News from central banks spurred most markets in March. Read more to find out what happened and what it may mean for you. What happened. March was mostly a good month in the markets.  Large-cap domestic…


From the Hill

Will the new tax bill affect you?

2017 was an excellent year for capital markets and economies. Rarely have financial markets seen such broad-based positive returns with so little volatility and downside. Momentum carried into 2018 with President Trump’s signature on a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax-cut package….


The Conflict of Interest (Fiduciary) Rule.

The Conflict of Interest (Fiduciary) Rule is good for Americans and should be kept in place. The topic of fiduciary protections and providing people with advice that’s in their best interest continues to be hotly debated by the public and…

Wall Street financial market capitalization sign with American flags

The future of Dodd-Frank and the impact on consumers.

2017 looks to be a year of change. With the incoming political administration, many policymakers hope to reform some key laws established under outgoing President Barack Obama. While much of the early focus has been on the Affordable Care Act,…